Check Fedora Release Version on Fedora 9

Configuration for GNU Linux Fedora Computer using Linux Command


   The fedora-release configuration file under /etc directory can be useful to show the version of Fedora or Fedora release.  To get the Fedora just display the fedora-release Fedora release configuration file using the cat command as shown on example below.  The example below execute on Fedora 9 and the result show the Fedora "Fedora release 9 (Sulphur)".

The cat command example below display the /etc/fedora-release configuration file on Fedora 9:

Show the Fedora Fedora release 9 Sulphur

[root@fedora ~]# cat /etc/fedora-release

Fedora release 9 (Sulphur)

[root@fedora ~]#


Use ls -l command to show the fedora-release file permission, owner, group owner, file size, date created or edited and file location.

Check fedora release version file

[root@fedora ~]# ls -l /etc/fedora-release

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 27 2008-05-06 13:16 /etc/fedora-release

[root@fedora ~]#